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Page 27 - And the nations of them which are saved shall walk in the light of it ; and the kings of the earth do bring their glory and honour into it.
Page 518 - But Paul said unto them, They have beaten us openly uncondemned, being Romans, and have cast us into prison ; and now do they thrust us out privily ? nay verily ; but let them come themselves and fetch us out.
Page 441 - I shall never envy the honours which wit and learning obtain in any other cause, if I can be numbered among the writers who have given ardour to virtue, and confidence to truth.
Page 27 - Eye hath not seen, nor Ear heard, neither hath it entered into the Heart of Man, to conceive the things which God hath prepared for them that love him.
Page 518 - And, as they bound him with thongs, Paul said unto the centurion that stood by, Is it lawful for you to scourge a man that is a Roman, and uncondemned? 26 When the centurion heard that, he went and told the chief captain, saying, Take heed what thou doest : for this man is a Roman.
Page 161 - Keating, and the Sirius having joined, we proceeded at dusk on the evening of the 20th for the Isle of Bourbon; the force intended to be landed were the detachment of His Majesty's and Company's troops, reinforced by the marines of the squadron, and a party of about 100 seamen from this ship and the Otter, under the command of Captain Willoughby, whose zeal induced him to volunteer the command of so small a party. As secrecy and dispatch were essential to the success of the expedition, the whole...
Page 266 - The neist we never saw,"— are worthy of the first poet. It is long posterior to Ramsay's days. About the year 1771, or 72, it came first on the streets as a ballad; and I suppose the composition of the song was not much anterior to that period.
Page 251 - ... and, in this view, it was besides distinctly agreed upon, that a vigorous attack by the navy upon the sea front should be made at the same time that the troops, after effecting their landing, advanced to invest Flushing; it being hoped that by a powerful cooperation from the sea, at the moment the troops presented themselves before the place, the labour and delay of a regular siege might have been avoided...
Page 255 - The difficulty of conducting such a fleet at all through the mazes of such a navigation, can only be appreciated by professional men ; it was very greatly increased by an adverse wind, blowing for some time with such violence, as to render the expedient of warping (the only means of proceeding) totally impracticable...